Eitel (Ike) Benscoter

Eitel (Ike) Benscoter, 55, a resident of Sweet Valley, passed away in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.

He was born Nov. 15, 1957, in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late Arthur and Hazel Benscoter.

He was employed many years as a truck driver by Hunlock Sand and Gravel.

He enjoyed fishing, camping and woodworking, and also riding his Kabota.

Surviving are his son, Eitel (Ike) Benscoter Jr., and daughter, Rose Knouse, both of Sweet Valley; and granddaughter, Sara Beth Hazel Lee Benscoter, Wilkes-Barre.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday from Clarke Piatt Funeral Home Inc., 6 Sunset Lake Road, Hunlock Creek, with Russell Harrison officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be in Dodson Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Huntington Township, Shickshinny.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 5, 2013